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Good place for a swim, snacks and a drink

Clear water, thatched umbrellas, wooden lounge chairs and decent snacks--it worked for us. There... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Newport Beach, California
Warm water from Africa

It is not a must-see location, but it is interesting. Easy access along the road. Interestingly... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Oliver F
Tallinn, Estonia
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“Nice quite beach”
27 Aug 2018
“Charming and peaceful”
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Ierapetras - Sitias, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a pretty nice beach away from the more crowded areas. We went there when are cruise stopped in Katakolon. There is a restaurant and bar there. Also free loungers and umbrellas, but if you use them, they do expect you to pay for...More

Thank TimothyOFaust
Reviewed 27 August 2018

a quick tram ride from Katakolon. maybe half an hour. well worth it if you choose to skip Olympia and relax on the beach for the day.

1  Thank 404greggw
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Clear water, thatched umbrellas, wooden lounge chairs and decent snacks--it worked for us. There is a restaurant above the beach itself if you don't want to be down by the water. We wanted to swim and snack, so we walked down the flight of stairs...More

Thank adalbert3
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Couple of small bars / hotels with private beaches, not golden sands but so so peaceful. Water clear and warm and use of beds for a small purchase. Fantastic

1  Thank aaabbbccc12
Reviewed 27 June 2017

It is not a must-see location, but it is interesting. Easy access along the road. Interestingly dark-coloured sand, underwater rocks shaped by the waves. You could imagine a sense of closeness to Africa - afterall, it is the Libyan Sea. Also Ierapetra itself has an...More

1  Thank Oliver F
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Nice beach, not to much busy, if you come from Spinalonga, you will like this nature beach; its a cafe there and you can change you.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Rocky beach, chairs in short supply but free when available. Good restaurant above and well used by locals and other travelers

1  Thank skytriper22
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

When you arrive by cruise ship in Katakolon and want to go to the beach instead of seeing again more 'old stones' I can recommend Agios Andreas beach. Take a taxi from the port for 30$ round trip (expensive for a 10 minute drive). It's...More

4  Thank Matthijs D
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Holidaying in Stalis on the North coast of Crete, but due to clouds and wind early in the season we drove over to the South coast chasing the sun. This beach is OK but it certainly wouldn't be my first choice and I'm sure there...More

1  Thank Thebates22
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Lovely beach, lovely sand, warm people, a place that must be visited while in Crete Go and enjoy the Greek sun in the arms of Ierapetra's sand

Thank Marianna M
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